entrench

US [inˈtrɛntʃ]
UK [ɪn'trentʃ]
  • v.根深蒂固;以壕沟防护;挖掘壕沟;侵犯
  • Web确立;巩固;进入壕沟
Simple Present:entrenches  Past Participle:entrenched  Present Participle:entrenching  
entrench
v.
1.
[usupass]
~ sth
使处于牢固地位;牢固确立to establish sth very firmly so that it is very difficult to change
Sexism is deeply entrenched in our society.
性别歧视在我们这个社会根深蒂固。
entrenched attitudes/interests/opposition
顽固的态度;固有的利益;顽固的反对

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